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David Yates: 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Won't Explicitly Address Dumbledore's Sexuality

With the 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel coming to theatres in less than a year, fans are excited that they'll finally get a glimpse into Dumbledore's past - more specifically, his rocky relationship with Grindelwald. However, if...

David Yates In Search For A Young Dumbledore For 'Fantastic Beasts'

It's been largely speculated that Albus Dumbledore would make an appearance in the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' film series, given how he is mentioned as Newt Scamander's teacher in the trailer, and...

A Kiss Between Alexander Skarsgard And Christoph Waltz Was Cut From 'The Legend Of Tarzan'

A scene in which Christoph Waltz’s character Rom kisses Alexander Skarsgard in The Legend of Tarzan was removed from the final film for being “too clever”, according to director David Yates. Speaking to The Times...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Colin Farrell Joins Cast Of ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-off, ‘Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them’

Colin Farrell has joined the cast of the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The 39-year-old actor will play a wizard in the upcoming film, due to be released...

Eddie Redmayne Confirmed For Harry Potter Spin-off

Eddie Redmayne will take on the lead role in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Warner Brothers have confirmed the 'Theory of Everything' star will play Newt Scamander, ''the Wizarding World's preeminent magizoologist'' in the...

Eddie Redmayne For Lead Role In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Eddie Redmayne has reportedly been offered the role of Newt Scamander in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.Last month it was reported the 33-year-old actor was in talks to feature in the 'Harry Potter'...

Is Eddie Redmayne Set For A Role In 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'?

After taking home the Best Actor Award at this year’s Oscar ceremony, Eddie Redmayne is reportedly high on the list of Warner Bros' choices to star as Newt Scamander in the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off,...

David Yates To Direct 'Harry Potter' Spin Off 'Fantastic Beasts'

Director David Yates is to reconnect with the world of Harry Potter as news was announced that he is to direct Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. The project is the...

'Harry Potter' Director David Yates Will Helm 'Fantastic Beasts' Spin-off Film

It appears Warner Bros. has found the right man to direct the upcoming 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' spin-off movie, which is slated for release on November 18th 2016, and he is a...

Daniel Radcliffe Wants To Direct

Daniel Radcliffe wants to try his hand at directing. The 25-year-old actor would like to try sitting behind the camera, rather than in front, at some point in his career as he's developed a flare...

Djimon Hounsou Joins Tarzan Cast

Djimon Hounsou has joined the 'Tarzan' movie.The 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' star has been confirmed to join Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie in the David Yates-directed live action version of the classic tale.The 50-year-old actor...

Emma Watson Says Harry Potter Was Tough For Directors

Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter' was a ''huge burden'' for its directors.The actress played Hermione Granger in the wizard saga, and she admitted the filmmakers across the series - Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell...

Margot Robbie In Final Talks To Star In 'Tarzan'

Margot Robbie's stock continues to rise higher and higher and as she looks set to become the latest in-demand Hollywood leading lady, her next big role has all but been confirmed. According to The Warp,...

Christoph Waltz To Play Tarzan Villain

Christoph Waltz is being lined up to play a villain in 'Tarzan'.The 'Django Unchained' star is Warner Bros.' top choice to play the antagonist in its new adaptation of the classic jungle tale, which will...

Harry Potter Director In Talks For Scarface Revamp - Report

Harry Potter director David Yates is reportedly in talks to direct the revamp of mobster classic Scarface.Sources tell Deadline.com, Yates has been meeting with studio executives at Universal and has emerged as the frontrunner for...

David Yates To Direct Scarface Remake?

David Yates is set to direct a 'Scarface' remake.The 'Harry Potter' director - who helmed the final four instalments in the hugely successful wizarding franchise - is in final negotiations with movie studio Universal to...

Jessica Chastain To Play Jane Of The Jungle?

Jessica Chastain is being lined up to play Jane in a remake of 'Tarzan'.The star - nominated for an Oscar last month for her role in 'Zero Dark Thirty' - is rumoured to play the...

Alexander Skarsgard Tipped For Tarzan Role

Alexander Skarsgard is tipped to take the lead role in 'Tarzan'.The 'True Blood' actor has been linked with the role of the heroic adventurer alongside Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam and Tom Hardy, but director David...

Harry Potter Wins Best Film At Empire Awards

'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2' won the top prize at the Empire Awards 2012 last night (25.03.12). The final instalment of the wizard franchise took home Best Film and Best Director...

Emma Watson Joins The Bling Ring

Emma Watson is to star in burglary drama 'The Bling Ring'. The British beauty will play a leading role in the Sofia Coppola-directed movie about a group of teenage girls in Hollywood who were arrested...

Emma Watson To Star In Beauty And The Beast?

Emma Watson is in talks to star in 'Beauty and the Beast'.The 'Harry Potter' actress - who played Hermione Granger in the fantasy series - is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to appear...

Emma Watson Gets Voice In My Head?

Emma Watson is in negotiations to star in 'Your Voice in My Head'. The British actress - who recently filmed a role in novel adaptation 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' - will reteam with...

Ralph Fiennes' Young Fans

Ralph Fiennes has attracted a new generation of fans because of the 'Harry Potter' franchise.The 49-year-old actor thinks it is "amazing" that so many young people have developed an interest in his career after he...

Hugh Laurie Top Choice For Doctor

Hugh Laurie has topped a poll to appear in the 'Doctor Who' movie.It was announced last week that 'Harry Potter' director David Yates is to make a film based on the hit sci-fi drama and...

Doctor Who Making Transition To The Silver Screen

Doctor Who 's come back in 2005 after 16 years away from TV screens was a more successful return than its network the Bbc could ever have imagine, with first Christopher Ecclestone, then David Tennant...

Harry Potter Plotter David Yates Is Doctor Director

Harry Potter director David Yates has signed on to turn iconic British TV series Doctor Who into a major new film.The Brit, who took charge of the last four Potter films, tells Daily Variety he'll...

Doctor Who Movie Plans Underway

A 'Doctor Who' movie is in development.'Harry Potter' director David Yates plans to spend "two to three years" working with the BBC to turn the popular sci-fi TV series into a cinematic spectacular as he...

Christopher Nolan To Direct Twilight Zone?

Christopher Nolan is top choice to direct 'The Twilight Zone' remake. The 'Inception' director is reportedly the frontrunner being considered by Warner Bros. studio on a list which also includes Alfonso Cuaron, Michael Bay, David...

David Yates To Tackle King's The Stand

Harry Potter director David Yates is swapping the wizard world for post-apocalyptic Earth - he's set to adapt Stephen King's acclaimed book The Stand for the big screen.Yates is now in advanced talks with Warner...

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